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2011-08-16 12:14:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Singer-songwriter Justin Hines has partnered with the American Red Cross for a new music video for his inspiring song "Tell Me I'm Wrong." The track is the first single from his U.S. CD debut, Days To Recall, just released on Decca. The clip was filmed in and around Joplin, Missouri, which was recently devastated by a massive tornado in May. The video demonstrates the region's resolve to rebuild despite their daunting challenges, as well as the...

2011-08-15 14:56:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iClassics is a new classical music discovery application developed exclusively for Apple's iPad. Created by Deutsche Grammophon and Decca Classics U.S. in partnership with L4 Mobile, the app allows consumers to explore the recordings from these labels' vast and prestigious catalogues in a new and interactive way. Deutsche Grammophon and Decca labels are home to such lauded artists such as Luciano Pavarotti, Cecilia Bartoli, Daniel Barenboim,...

2011-03-29 08:05:00

NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally acclaimed tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform a free concert on Central Park's Great Lawn, Thursday, September 15th with the New York Philharmonic, conducted by its music director Alan Gilbert, as a special gift to New York City (tickets required for entry). This spectacular evening, sure to be a once in a lifetime musical event will be recorded in high definition by THIRTEEN for WNET for national PBS broadcast on GREAT PERFORMANCES in...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.